Deadline: 27 January 2020 Reports to: Head of Project Duty Station: Gokwe Duration: 12 months Background The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting the Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP), which aims to increase incomes for 200,000 smallholder farming households. The programme is being implemented in four provinces (12 districts) - Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Midlands and Mashonaland West Welthungerhilfe is leading the implementation of the LFSP in Midlands Province together with CTDO, Heifer International, ICRISAT and We Effect. The EXTRA project commenced in 2015 and been granted an extension to 2020 at cost to help consolidate gains and allow the investments made by programme to date and the momentum gained to bear fruit amongst target beneficiaries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the following vacancy that has arisen within the EXTRA LFSP Project. Responsibilities Oversee all EXTRA Project monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies; Monitor progress and effects of the EXTRA Project against strategic areas; Facilitate monitoring of cross cutting issues by all stakeholders; Assist programme/project staff to collect M&E data to required standard; Ensure quality and accountability of monitoring within the programme; Information Management for project progress and presentation at monthly meetings; Compilation of quarterly progress reports and sharing with stakeholders; Close liaison with LFSP Management Organisations (FAO and Palladium) to ensure EXTRA M&E contributes adequately to overall LFSP M&E; Identify and formulate monitoring and evaluation findings, lessons learned and recommendations to be integrated into programme efforts, disseminated in learning events and channelled into decision-making processes.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required A university degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Statistics and Research or any related field. A master’s degree is an added advantage; Five years relevant work experience in an International NGO and two years’ experience in leading people; Understanding of the interface between donor and government stakeholders; Experience in design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems including both qualitative and quantitative approaches; In-depth working knowledge of computer based statistical packages such as SPSS, AkvoFlow, Excel and information dissemination software; Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
To apply Interested candidates should submit a letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org Welthungerhilfe is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. Welthungerhilfe does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.